21: The Bureau Review with Jeremy Duns

The Bureau (French Spy Thriller) review

 

 

Author Jeremy Duns shares his thoughts on the highly acclaimed French Spy Thriller TV series The Bureau.

The Bureau, French Spy show reviewed by author Jeremy Duns
The Bureau, French Spy show reviewed by author Jeremy Duns

‘The Bureau (original title: Le Bureau des légendes) is a French political thriller television series created by Éric Rochant and produced by Canal+, which revolves around the lives of agents of the DGSE (General Directorate of External Security), France’s principal external security service. Originally aired in France from 27 April 2015, it was first launched in the US and Canada on iTunes on 1 June 2016 as part of a new international “Episodic Cinema” label, quickly reaching the Top Five.[1][2] In the United Kingdom, the series was released exclusively by Amazon Prime on 17 June 2016.[3][4]

The first season received positive reviews in both France and other countries, and won several awards. The second season has been universally acclaimed, and has even been seen by some as the best television ever produced in France.[5] The show was renewed for a third season and it began airing in France on 22 May 2017.’ (From Wikipedia.)

Episode 21 of the Spybrary Spy Podcast is a Brush Pass episode.  These are first impression reviews sent in by Spybrary listeners and give us their first impressions of a book soon after finishing. In this case Jeremy Duns talks us through his raw thoughts on the The Bureau. (Brush Pass can also include spy movies.) Spybrary would like to thank Jeremy for sending us in this brush pass review, we appreciate it!

If you want to send in a brush pass review, record it on your smartphone and email to shane@spybrary.com  We will do the rest. If your brush pass episode is aired then you will receive a $20 Amazon voucher as a thank you from us all at Spybrary.

Want to hear more from Jeremy? Check our our Jeremy Duns Interview on Episode 11 of the Spybrary Spy Podcast.

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